Music: Met in Cleveland

Huge, rowdy crowds filled Cleveland's Public Hall last summer when Coughlinites, Townsendites and Republicans convened there. Last week the big auditorium was packed decorously with Cleveland's best, to hear the Metropolitan Opera Company sing in their city for the first time in five years. For Le Coq d'Or and Cavalleria Rusticana on the opening night, the turnout was 9,425, biggest house the Metropolitan has ever had.* At next night's Tristan the house was almost as full. Ticket sales for the week's engagement beat all records, added a final gracenote to the Metropolitan's most...

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